Within 2 hs drive from Ljubljana, Slovenia you can enjoy one of the most romantic and serene cities of the World, Venice. Slovenian towns on the Adriatic coast were strongly influenced by Venetians for centuries. In its early years Venice prospered on the salt trade and it was Secovlje salt fields and Piran, nowadays Slovenia, where Venice got its precious salt from. Region of Friuli Venezia and wine producing region of Collio are gaining on recognition through its gastronomy (Michelin star restaurants) and raise in natural wine production. We are happy to show you best historic coffeehouses of Trieste too. It is Trieste where world˙s famous Illy coffee and Hausbrandt come from. Coffee in Trieste has been serious business since the days when Trieste was Austria- Hungarian busy port and Vienna coffee places were important in development of European coffee culture. Trieste was handling exquisite beans and became centre of the coffee production industry in whole Europe.
Places of visit:
- Friuli Venezia region
- Collio – emerging wine region of Italy